Brown Rice Salad with Peanuts and Spring Onions

Brown Rice Salad with Peanuts and Spring Onions

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Be Good Brown Rice Salad

Recipe Type: Salads

Cuisine: Fusion

Author: Caroline Artiss

Prep time: 20 mins

Cook time: 30 mins

Total time: 50 mins

Serves: 6

Learn how to make a very healthy and very easy Brown rice salad. Great one to impress the in-laws?

Ingredients

  • 2 cup’s of brown rice
  • 4 spring onions sliced
  • 1 red pepper sliced
  • ½ cup / 100g Pumpkin seeds
  • ½ cup / 100g Sunflower seeds
  • ½ cup / 100g Peanuts
  • 1 cup / 150g Sultanas
  • ½ cup 100g Sesame seeds

 

  • Dressing
  • 2 cloves garlic finely chopped / crushed
  • Large piece of ginger – 2 inches big, finely chopped
  • Zest of 1 lemon
  • Juice of 1 lemon
  • ½ cup / 110 ml soy sauce
  • ½ cup / 110 ml extra virgin olive oil

Instructions

  1. Cook the rice in 4 cup’s of water, bring to the boil, the turn heat down to low
  2. Leave to simmer with the lid on for ½ hour or until all the water has disappeared and the rice is cooked
  3. Leave to cool
  4. Put all the seeds and nuts on a baking tray and pop into a pre heated oven 180c/ gas 4 for 10 minutes
  5. Once everything is cooled, just add the red peppers and spring onions and nuts and seeds to the rice
  6. To make the dressing, simply add all the ingredients in a bowl and mix together
  7. Pour dressing over the rice and mix everything together

Notes

This tastes great the day after too so you can make ahead. Also this is a good recipe for using up left over brown rice from the day before.

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